Tag Archives: books

Speaking & Listening

Communicate or Die – Getting Results Through Speaking and Listening’, Thomas D. Zweifel, Ph.D., SelectBooks, Inc., 2003.

Full of ideas you can use to improve your speaking and listening – two essential workplace communication skills. Well worth the read.


Selling Made Simple

‘Lemonade Stand Selling’, Diane Helbig, Sales Gravy Press, 2009.

Diane Helbig, president of Seize This Day Coaching, is a well-respected business coach, speaker, internet radio host, author and very good friend. This quick read is filled with simple tips that help business people make selling easy … or, at least … easier.

More from the ‘Bookshelf’ Archive

As frequent site visitors realize, this ‘BookShelf’ section regularly lists books I’ve found useful and interesting. Two months ago, I included a comprehensive list of the general business-related titles I had mentioned over time.

Looks like that idea was a hit as several readers asked for more. My pleasure to help. The list below includes all the workplace communication-related titles I’ve mentioned in the last three years:

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Keep On Learning

‘The Art of Storytelling – Become a Memorable Speaker’,  Doug Stevenson, et. al., 2011, Blackstone Audio Inc.

Lots of storytelling tips and suggestions from a group of leading professional speakers.


‘Presentations – Proven Techniques for Creating Presentations that Get Results’,  Gary McClain, Ph.D., 2007; Adams Media; Avon, MA.

An excellent overview of basic skills and resources.


Read any good books on communications, business or management lately? I have, and I’m happy to share them with you.

Interestingly enough, these three are all written by leading authors who are also nationally known professional speakers. I’ve enjoyed hearing them speak and recommend their work highly.

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